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Susan Walsh Longley

Susan Walsh Longley, American state legislator, educator, lawyer. Bar: Maine, Massachusetts, District of Columbia; certified teacher, Maine.


  • Longley, Susan Walsh was born on December 15, 1955 in Lewiston, Maine, United States. Daughter of James B. and Helen W. (Walsh) Longley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History, Mount Holyoke University, 1978. Juris Doctor, Catholic University, 1988. Master of Arts in History, University Maine, 1992.


    • Law clerk Tureen and Margolin, Portland, Maine, summer 1986, Lawyers' Committee on Civil Rights, Washington, fall 1986, National Education Association, Washington, 1987, Monaghan, Leahy, Hochadel and Libby, Portland, summer 1987. Student lawyer Columbus Community Legal Services, Washington, 1987-1988. Legal affairs researcher National Public Radio, 1987-1988.

      Law clerk Superior Court Clerkship, Bangor, Maine, 1988-1989. Professor department conservation law Unity (Maine) College, since 1989. Lawyer Law Office of Susan W. Longley, P.A., since 1989.

      Member District 11 Maine Senate, Augusta, since 1994.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Maine, Massachusetts, District of Columbia. Certified teacher, Maine.


    State senator, Maine, since 1994. Member Sen. Margaret Chase Smith Library. Board, State Court Library.

    Committee, Pine Tree Legal Board, Waldo County Pre-school Summer Board, Maine Women's Lobby, Maine Public Radio, Town of Liberty Planning Board, Waldo County (Food) Share Program Board, Maine Freewheeler's Bicycling Club, Maine Children's Trust Board. Member Maine Association Dispute Resolution Professionals, University Maine Alumni Association, Sportsmen Alliance of Maine, National Organization of Women, MCLU, American Civil Liberties Union, Maine State Bar Associate.



    Playing the piano, bicycling, back-country skiing, re-reading favorite books.


    • father: James B. Longley
    • mother: Helen W. (Walsh) Longley
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    Born December 15, 1955
    (age 61)
    • 1978
      Mount Holyoke University
    • 1988
      Catholic University
    • 1992
      University Maine
    • 1987
      Law clerk, Tureen and Margolin
      Portland, Jamaica
    • 1987 - 1988
      student lawyer Columbus Community Legal Services
      Washington, United States
    • 1987 - 1988
      legal affairs researcher, National Public Radio
    • 1988 - 1989
      law clerk, Superior Court Clerkship
      Bangor, Maine, United States
    • 1989
      professor, department conservation law Unity (Maine) College
    • 1989
      lawyer Law Office of Susan W. Longley
    • 1994
      member, District 11 Maine Senate
      Augusta, Georgia, United States
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